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Lagarde


 

Autoclaves and Retorts

Founded in 1954, Lagarde are world leaders in the manufacture of Autoclaves (retorts) and are based just south of Montelimar in Southern France.  Most of the world’s leading producers of ambient foods and Europe’s fast moving recipe dish manufactures rely on Lagarde technology to make appetising and safe food products.

Lagarde’s product range includes rotating and static retorts with diameters from 600 to 2500mm and from 1 to 8 baskets in capacity.  In addition Lagarde manufacture pilot retorts for product developers and process establishment.

Their latest PC control system, Samantha™, is a touch screen HMI that gives accurate temperature and pressure control in real time to within 0.1°C and 15 mbar respectively, ideal for the new wave of plastic and flexible containers, such as Doypacks – on which Lagarde lead both the human and pet food markets.

Lagarde are able to offer steam/air, raining water, steam spray and full water immersion retorts of all sizes. Each process has its advantages, to ensure all types of products and containers are perfectly processed.

Full test facilities are also available at their state of the art sustainable factory.